Marna

Drypoint print
25 x 32cm
#154-19

This work depicts the Dhuwa Moiety Marna (shark) who inhabits this site named Wandangurr at the boundary of Datiwuy and Wangurri clan estates. The Rarrk represents salt water currents through which Marna swims.

This is where the Yirritja moiety ‘Gapu Gularri’ and Dhu Moiety ‘Gupu Murupu’ (salt water) mix to create Gapu Mornuk (a mix of salt and fresh; dirty and clean water). This represents the ceremonial relationship between Datiwuy (Dhuwa) and Wangurri (Yirritja) Clans. Yolngu call this relationship Yothu Yindi which binds them ceremonially.

$450.00

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Milingimbi Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation

The Milingimbi Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation is a community owned Art Centre that maintains an important position in the national art and cultural arena. Milingimbi Art and Culture has a long history of producing works steeped in active cultural practice such as barks, ceremonial poles, carvings and weavings. Works from Milingimbi are integral to important collections in many National and International institutions.

 

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